Web application can be of many types and serve different purposes and functions. Some of them are simple like a message board or a guest sign-in book on a website that help the website visitors in interacting and communicating with the website owner and some are complicated, such as a word processor or a spreadsheet. Web application development involves different tools, technologies and programming languages, such as Active Server Pages (ASP), HTML, CSS, Ajax, PHP, .Net, JAVA and many others. Here, we will discuss the commonly used technologies for web application development.
PHP or Personal Home Page Hypertext Preprocessor is most suitable for dynamic and interactive web application development in Linux platform. It is basically a server-side scripting language, embedded in HTML source document. PHP Web application development began in 1994, with Perl scripts. PHP developers can use integrate PHP with MYSQL, AJAX, XM and other programming languages. PHP is widely-used by web application development companies all over the world as it is free and efficient than Microsoft’s ASP.
.Net Web application development offers language interoperability, safety and other attributes. It is used basically with ASP for developing emails, apps on the websites, discussion boards, classified ad, atlas, guestbook, calendar scheduler, search engines, vote and questionnaires on the websites. These types of web applications are found on almost all websites.
Java was made in 1990 and it is easier than C++. It is a free and an open source system. JAVA Application development usually involves Java Scraps and Java Environment. Java is ideal for developing rich and customized web applications. Java application development offers flexibility and vast array of functionality. It is mostly used for developing online games as well as corporate and business applications. Java web applications provide better, reliable and secure functions while using web browsers. Java web applications have also helped companies in accessing banks and making secure transactions online. Java is also ideal for generating text-based markup such as HTML, Wireless Markup Language (WML), XML and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).
Open Source web application development is usually for helping in the management of online databases, online shopping, writing internet blogs and even used in making apps for sending e-mails. Open-Source is free and available publically. One can easily modify and distribute open source web applications without the need of obtaining any sort of licenses and legal rights.
An experienced web application development company always takes all the requirements of the web application of the client into consideration and then design its framework and then begin with the implementation of the design and finally tests the web application before handing it over to the client. It is always recommended to hire a reputable web application development company having highly qualified and experienced team of web application developers for carrying out a project of creating functional and customer-oriented web applications.